Farm Bureau hosts
FFA Farm Forum, Feb. 15-16
Nearly 200 high school juniors from across Wisconsin plan to attend the Wisconsin Farm Bureau's FFA Farm Forum in Wisconsin Rapids, Feb. 15-16.
"Farm Bureau is very proud to host this special event with the FFA to help grow our next crop of agricultural leaders," said Casey Langan, Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation spokesman.
During the two-day event at Hotel Mead inWisconsin Rapids, FFA members will attend workshops that cover topics including post-high school agricultural opportunities, current legislative issues and misconceptions about agriculture, biotechnology and animal genetics.
Speakers at the forum will include Jim Holte, Wisconsin Farm Bureau President, Tim Clark, Wisconsin Farm Bureau YFA Committee Chair-Elect and Rochelle Ripp, 65th Alice in Dairyland.
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation sponsors the FFA Farm Forum in cooperation with the Wisconsin Association of FFA. This year's FFA Farm Forum marks the 41st year the Farm Bureau family of affiliates has sponsored the event for Wisconsin youth.